Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Chandra P. Sharma, FBAO, FBSE

Prof. Dr. Chandra P. Sharma, FBAO, FBSE
Senior Scientist G & Head
Biomedical Technology Wing
Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology

Biography :

Dr. Chandra P. Sharma is former Senior Scientist G and Head, Biomedical Technology Wing, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST), Trivandrum and has been Head, Biosurface Technology Division, SCTIMST, Trivandrum from January 1980 to February 2014. He has also been Associate Head, Biomedical Technology Wing, and Associate Dean, PhD Affairs, SCTIMST Trivandrum. Presently he is Adjunct Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal University, and Hon. Emeritus Professor, College of Biomedical Engineering & Applied Sciences, Purbanchal University, Kathmandu, Nepal.Dr Sharma has been TMI/DTM of COFRAC accredited Quality System ISO 17025 for over a decade. He is basically a Solid State Physicist from IIT Delhi and received his training in Biomaterials area in the University of Utah (USA) with Prof. D.J. Lyman as a graduate student and in the University of Liverpool, England with Prof. D.F. Williams as a Post Doctoral Research Associate. Dr. Sharma has been awarded FBSE (Fellow Biomaterials Science & Engineering) by The International Union of Societies for Biomaterials Science & Engineering (IUS-BSE) in 2008 and FBAO (Fellow Biomaterials and Artificial Organs) by Society for Biomaterials & Artificial Organs (India) (SBAOI) in 2011. He is member of, Steering Committee of the International College of Fellows (2012-16) and IUS-BSE (2003 onwards). He has been recognized with various awards and honors such as MRSI medal (1994) and MRSI-ICSC Superconductivity & Materials Science Annual Prize Award 2009 – Materials Research Society of India, Distinguished Scientist award – Society for Biomaterials and Artificial Organs, India (SBAOI) and shares Whitaker and National Science Foundation Award – International Society for Artificial Organs (ISAO) USA,invited member ACS(2015-2018).

Research Interest :

Biomaterials and Medical Products Commercialization,Nanotechnology,Polymers,Protein and Cells at Interfaces,Surface Characterization and Modification,Tissue Engineering,Cardiovascular Biomaterials,Biomaterials Education,Ceramics,Drug Delivery